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Different types of gambling, media converging for growth

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The many different types of gambling are quickly coming together with each other and with media outlets — and Wall Street is taking notice. Casino gambling...

Gaming platform drops Taiwanese game over hidden reference to Xi Jinping

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — International gaming platform GOG on Wednesday (Dec. 16) pulled Taiwanese horror game "Devotion" (還願) from its store over a hidden reference in the game that moc...

C AllStar hosts Asia’s first virtual Minecraft concert

The famous Hong Kong pop group threw a virtual concert for eager fans on Minecraft and Microsoft Teams, redefining innovative entertainment experiences HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 17 December 202...

Bally's buys sports betting tech company, closes AC purchase

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Bally's Corp. has purchased a sports betting technology company for $125 million and has finalized the purchase of a casino in Atlantic City. The transacti...

Taiwanese billionaire with Malaysian, Cambodian, Indonesian titles arrested for alleged money laundering

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chuang Chou-wen (莊周文), a billionaire chairman of a financial holding headquartered in Taichung, Taiwan, has been arrested for his alleged connection to illegal gambling an...

Caesars Entertainment buys bookmaker William Hill for $3.7B

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Caesars Entertainment said Wednesday it is buying the British bookmaker William Hill for $3.7 billion in a deal aimed at binding its casinos ever closer to the fast-growing ...

Biden campaign announces $280 million ad buy through fall

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden’s Democratic presidential campaign is reserving $280 million in digital and television ads through the fall, nearly twice the amount President Donald Trump’s team has reser...

PS4 EasyCards go on sale in Taiwan today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's EasyCard Corporation began offering pre-orders for limited-edition miniature Sony PlayStation 4 (PS4) controller-themed electronic stored-value cards on Tuesd...

Virus could lead more states to OK sports, online betting

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The coronavirus pandemic could lead to a quicker expansion of sports betting and internet gambling in the U.S. as states deal with huge budget deficits and look for new tax ...

Nintendo marks profit jump as people stay home amid pandemic

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese video-game maker Nintendo Co. scored a 33% jump in annual profit, as people stuck at home turn to playing games. Kyoto-based Nintendo, which did not break down...

China to ban online gaming, chatting with foreigners outside Great Firewall: report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After blocking a popular Nintendo game "Animal Crossing," the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is taking its political censorship to the extreme by disconnecting Ch...

Charity receives NT$10 million thanks to invoice donation

18 people won the top jackpot prize of NT$10 million (US$330,385) in the January-February 2020 uniform invoice lottery, one of whom donated his entire prize to charity. The donor, who spent NT$300 ...

2020 Taipei Game Show to spotlight future of gaming

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei Game Show (TGS) is returning to Taipei for its 18th year to give gamers and industry players alike a glimpse into what 2020 has in store for the world of intera...

63 percent of Taiwanese inclined to work overseas next year: report

Sixty-three percent of Taiwanese said they are inclined to work overseas in 2020 as the country continues to face a serious brain drain due to its comparatively lower salary levels, recruitment specia...

NY Governor: Students' plot to attack school foiled

ALBION, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office says authorities have foiled a plot by three students to attack a middle school. The governor's office says Friday that the pl...